Librarians’ evolving digital roles
Librarians, educators find increased collaboration in today’s libraries
As school increasingly incorporate digital technologies and strategies in classrooms, school libraries are changing, too, becoming hubs of communication, research, and technology-enabled teaching and learning.
Today’s school librarians work vigilantly to support both students in teachers when it comes to technology and digital content use, according to School Libraries in the Digital Age, a new report from EdNET Insight, published by MDR.
“Their role has really evolved, based on the inclusion of technology and the focus of the curriculum and the Common Core,” said Kathleen Brantley, director of EdNET Insight. “Those things have driven their role to change.”
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